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St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church will celebrate and give thanks for its 140 years as part of the Herndon community on Sunday, Nov. 2. Regular services will be held at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., and 11 a.m. and a service of Choral Evensong for the Feast of All Saints will be sung at 5:00 p.m. in the church, now located at 432 Van Buren St. in Herndon.

Robert Smith Jr., Professor of Christian Preaching at Beeson Divinity School, will be the keynote speaker on Sunday, Nov. 2 at Heritage Fellowship Church's temporary location – 13515C Dulles Technology Drive, Herndon. Dr. Smith's first message is at 7:45 a.m., with the second at 10:45 a.m., followed by a book signing.

Southview Baptist Church, 2620 Reston Parkway, Herndon, is holding its annual Alternative Gift Market and Crafts on Sunday, Nov. 2, 4:30-6 p.m. Shoppers will purchase items from the ministry tables to donate to specific ministries around the world. Visit www.southview.org or call 703-860-8800.

Judah Praise Fellowship Christian Church is holding its 5th Pastoral and Church anniversary celebration Nov. 9. The theme of the celebration will be "All Because Of Jesus We Are Here." Worship services held at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 3950 Fair Ridge Drive, Fairfax.

Congregation Beth Emeth Hazak Chapter, 12523 Lawyers Road, Herndon, hosts prominent speakers and entertainers on the third Tuesday of each month, Sept.-June at 1 p.m. There is no cost and light refreshments are served. Call 703-860-4515, ext. 127. The guest list is as follows:

Nov. 18: Rabbi Steve, Jewish Medical Ethics

Dec. 16: Laura Shulman, Religious Diversity in the US

Jan. 27: Rabbi Leonard Cahan, Jewish Marriage Customs

Feb. 17: Rabbi David Kalendar, The Jews of Uganda

March 17: Dr. Louis Blumen, Jewish Medieval Medicine

April 21: Steven Gross, The Holocaust in Hungary

May 19: Speaker from Embassy of Israel

June 16: Year-end Luncheon

Every Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 432 Van Buren St. in Herndon, offers a lunch-time Healing and Holy Communion service. This half-hour service is offered to all and allows people an opportunity to worship during the work week when they may be away from their regular church. All baptized Christians are welcome to receive the Sacrament, and all who have not been baptized may receive a blessing at the Altar rail. Call the church Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at 703-437-3790 or visit www.saint-timothys.org.

Knitters needed the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 7 p.m. at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 432 Van Buren St., Herndon. The church's Shawl Ministry is offering free knitting instruction while providing shawls, blankets and other knitted items for people in need. No cost and yarn can be provided. E-mail shawl@saint-timothys.org or visit the Pastoral Care page at www.saint-timothys.org.

Non-denominational Christian businessmen meet for prayer, Biblical discussion and fellowship every Friday at 7 a.m. at Anita’s, 1051 Elden St., Herndon and every Thursday at noon at 555 Grove St, Ste. 200, Herndon. Call 703-795-1257.

The Hinds Feet Ministries Benefit Concert will be held at the Church at Northern Virginia, 10922 Vale Road, Oakton, Saturday, Nov. 8, 6 p.m. Hinds Feet Ministries is a non-profit founded to serve the children of Liberia. E-mail mlwhindsfeet@hotmail.com.